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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

PerkinElmer AUSTIN, TX

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Bachelors Degree


The Food & Feed Business ( Business ) of Bioo
Scientific- a PerkinElmer Company produces test kits
leveraging five core technologies: ELISA, enzyme based
detection assays, immunoaffinity columns, spore based
growth assays and lateral flow test kits
The General Manager for Food and Feed will develop
strategic and tactical plans to drive the overall health
and growth of the business and lead the Food & Feed Team
in Business, R&D, Quality, and Manufacturing for the
ELISA and Lateral flow departments. The General Manager
will foster a high-performance culture by providing
guidance and direction in the implementation of
efficient processes, procedures and ensuring efficient
and smooth day-to-day operation of the business. The
General Manager participates in formulating and
administering company policies, directing and
coordinating all divisional department activities to
develop and implement long-range goals and objectives to
meet business and profitability growth objectives.
Essential Functions
* Communicates vision, values, strategies, and
objectives to the overall organization
* Responsible to lead the Food & Feed Business to
achieve AOP and business objectives
* Develops execution plans, assigns accountabilities;
monitors progress and execution, and appraises job
* Develops incentives and a climate for offering
information and opinions
* Develops, reviews, updates and implements business
strategic planning, including sales, financial
performance and new product development.
* Work with leaders to develop initiatives for
controlling and improving, costs, operations and
forecast data to determine division progress toward
stated goals and objectives
* Accomplishes subsidiary objectives by establishing
plans, budgets, and results
* Work with cross functional leaders to establishing
procurement, production, marketing, field, and
technical services policies and practices;
coordinating actions with corporate staff
* Reviews operations and plans to meet requirements
for sales planning and to ascertain manufacturing or
outsourcing requirements to develop new markets
* Builds company image by collaborating with
customers, government, community organizations, and
employees; enforcing ethical business practices
* Maintains quality service by establishing and
enforcing organization standards
* A results driven leader, who solicits input from
others and transitions concepts into actionable
plans to achieve business objectives
* Translates business goals into well-defined
performance plans
* Strong business acumen with demonstrated ability to
drive results
* Possesses excellent managerial skills emphasizing
teamwork, staff development, process improvement and
budgetary control
* Communicates effectively with all levels of
organization fostering a strong feedback culture
* Strong Problem Solving/Analysis and Project
Management skills
* Proficient in relevant software applications
Experience, Qualifications & Education
* Master s degree in Business Administration or
Science with at least 10 years of experience in
managing microbiology related businesses
* Strong domain knowledge and personal experience in
the Food Safety market
* Strong background in reagent and instrument sales in
the Food Safety or related markets
* Proven track record in team and business management
* Strong background on Business development within the
Food and/or Microbiology markets